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Don't worry, brand new furnace & newly insulated!Lynx the cat is the actual owner of the property.  Friendly & groomed daily.
Century Home Near Waterfront & Bluewater Health
Century Home Near Waterfront & Bluewater Health
8 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
2 shared baths
8 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
2 shared baths
You won’t be charged yet

• Big, wooden floors, high ceilings, lots of character!
• SPECIAL: 2ND person NO CHARGE! (Same room)
• Home is clean, quiet, & well equipped w a relaxed casual environment
• 4 BEDROOMS AVAILABLE, NEW beds w quality mattresses
• Fast Wi-Fi, easy come & go access w an electronic door bolt
• 2 friendly professionals living here. You'll be welcome & safe here!
• 700 meters from downtown & our beautiful waterfront along the St.Clair river
• 5 minute drive from the beaches of Lake Huron

The space

High ceilings, hardwood floors, lots of colour, character and space! Always clean, comfortable and friendly.

Each room includes a sound system, 1080p high quality Smart TV or Apple TV. Wi-Fi tests at 123Mb/s is strong and uncapped.

You'll enjoy the central air in the summer and big puffy duvets in the winter.

You're welcome to make use of the bright, well equipped office, to prepare a meal on our gas range in the kitchen or to relax in the great room!


Guest access

Guests are welcome to access of course your room but also the bathrooms, kitchen, laundry facilities and the living room & dining room which are large and comfortable. I do ask that if you're eating in the living room you take great care not to spill on my new couches as they won't soon be replaced.

Interaction with guests

I'm easy to reach, I have the airbnb app on my phone and so your questions will reach me easily. If I'm home while you're around don't hesitate to look me up in person, I'm rarely unavailable!

Other things to note

Sarnia has much to offer from boating to golf to theatre and much more. Visit Tourism Sarnia-Lambton's website for all kinds of info and pictures. We also have a beautiful state of the art theatre attached to the Lambton Mall with fantastic sound and screen. From May 1 to October 31 you can park on city streets in Sarnia overnight just be sure you're on my side of the street (the other side is no parking) the rest of the year you can't park on the street from 2am until 5:30am.

Extra people $23 CAD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $20 CAD
Security Deposit $150 CAD
Weekly Discount: 29%
Weekend Price $46 CAD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with keypad

We have few rules, simply respect the house and those who call it home full time too. If you park in the drive way please leave your car keys on the duck in the front lobby so that your car can be moved without disturbing you especially if you're parking someone in. I promise your car and your keys will be there in the morning. : - )
Dishes can be placed in the dishwasher and counters wiped down. You're in Canada so of course shoes are left at the front door on the rack or mats. If you're coming in late please bolt the door behind you and close door inside doors gently and avoid full volume discussions outside bedrooms. Be kind to the environment, don't waste water by running it when you aren't using it and don't stand in the doorway of outside doors running up heating or cooling energy bills. (Common sense stuff I'm sure you already practice).

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - Bedrooms are on the 2nd story and basement level as are the bathrooms.
Pet(s) live on property - I have one well kept, very social beautiful cat.
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door
1 night minimum stay

56 Reviews

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Dale User Profile
October 2017
A great place to stay, if you are just visiting Sarnia or around for a longer duration.

Nick User Profile
October 2017
Philip was an amazing host!! Super accommodating, friendly, helpful, honest and not afraid to let you know the expectations of how to be a great guest. I was a first time Airbnb user so it was great to have an experienced host to answer all of my questions. Literally 0 complaints.

David User Profile
October 2017
Thank you!!!

Kirsten User Profile
July 2017
Philip was a great host, the house is lovely and close to downtown Sarnia which was great! Would definitely recommend :)
Philip User Profile
Response from Philip:
Thanks for your stay and your warm comments! I'd love to host both again should you be planning a trip our way!
July 2017

Corey User Profile
July 2017
Verry accommodating, clean place to stay. Hes verry knowledgeable of the area also
Philip User Profile
Response from Philip:
Thanks for your kind words, it was a real pleasure hosting you and Mark. I was pleased you both were with me for as long as you were. You'd be very welcome back!
July 2017

Shawn User Profile
April 2017
Phil is very friendly and down to earth. His home is huge and kept very clean. The room was very comfortable and the house was very quiet. I look forward to staying there again.
Philip User Profile
Response from Philip:
It was such a pleasure having you Shawn! You were a great guest and I look forward already to seeing you again this summer! Safe Travels!
April 2017

Lucas User Profile
March 2017
Philip has a great place. He has a keen attention to the cleanliness of the place. He is great at communicating with his guests, and is always trying to make your stay as comfortable as possible. If you need a place to stay in Sarnia, I would really recommend staying here. Philip is great.
Philip User Profile
Response from Philip:
Thanks very much for your kind review Lucas! It was a pleasure hosting you. I especially appreciated your orienting my other wonderful guests while I was away and taking care of my cat Lynx! Best wishes in your new job and in your career. I hope to see you again!
March 2017

Sarnia, CanadaJoined in November 2014
Philip User Profile

I'm a professional, I own a small business called Tilting Planet Multimedia. We specialize in helping worthwhile but small and often underfunded charities and non-profits do world class promotions and fundraising. I'm a sound technician and cameraman myself. I own a 5 bedroom 110 year old Victorian home a couple of blocks from the waterfront in Sarnia, ON. I have for the past 23 years since I first bought my house rented rooms to friends and occasionally friends of friends. I fully understand the need for my roomers to take pride in the home they are in and to treat it with respect. I also understand my responsibility to them and the need for them to feel at home and maintain a comfortable home environment for them. I've been hosting now for about a year with airbnb and have had the remarkable opportunity to host wonderful interesting guests from all over the world and all walks of life. I feel richer for the experience. I enjoy hosting and hospitality and take pride in giving travellers a comfortable quality experience and plenty of privacy or if they prefer some interaction I do my best to be available to answer any questions and show off this beautiful hidden gem of a city I call home.

I myself take good care of the nice hotel rooms and more recently airbnb homes I find myself in monthly and have outstanding relationships with the hotels that I frequent and their respective staff members and have excellent reviews with airbnb hosts.

I'm a real tech head, I've always been a bit of a nerd with technology. My home has all of the extra's like excellent broadband, a wide selection of movies on our server available to guests, as well as other services such as Netflix, etc. I do love to travel myself and am excited about Airbnb. My brother Joel lives in Montreal and frequently uses Airbnb to rent out portions of his very unique home and has had good success. I am thankful for those who open their homes to travellers like myself and hope to offer a warm and accepting home to travellers myself.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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